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Welcome to North of the River Veterinary Hospital
207 China Grade Loop
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Your Bakersfield, CaliforniaVeterinarians
Call us at: (661) 399-6406
Frank M. Virga, DVM, CVA Nicole Petschauer, DVM
If you live in Bakersfield or the surrounding area in Kern County, California, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarians. North of the River Veterinary Hospitals' Frank M. Virga, DVM, CVA and Nicole Petschauer, DVM are a licensed veterinarians,and the only Certified Veterinary Acupuncturists in the Southern San Joaquin Valley, treating all types of pets and animals.
Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.
North of the River Veterinary Hospital is a full service animal hospital and will take both emergency cases as well as less urgent medical, surgical, and dental issues. Dr Frank Virga, and Dr. Nicole Petschauer are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own %Bakersfield% veterinarian. We pride ourselves noy only in excellence in veterinary medical care, but also excellance in customer service.
We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question, or schedual and appointment for your pet, call (661) 399-6406 and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Bakersfield veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Bakersfield pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.
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